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Publisher Description

Best practices for protecting critical data and systems

Information Assurance Handbook: Effective Computer Security and Risk Management Strategies discusses the tools and techniques required to prevent, detect, contain, correct, and recover from security breaches and other information assurance failures. This practical resource explains how to integrate information assurance into your enterprise planning in a non-technical manner. It leads you through building an IT strategy and offers an organizational approach to identifying, implementing, and controlling information assurance initiatives for small businesses and global enterprises alike.

Common threats and vulnerabilities are described and applicable controls based on risk profiles are provided. Practical information assurance application examples are presented for select industries, including healthcare, retail, and industrial control systems. Chapter-ending critical thinking exercises reinforce the material covered. An extensive list of scholarly works and international government standards is also provided in this detailed guide.

Comprehensive coverage includes:

Basic information assurance principles and concepts

Information assurance management system

Current practices, regulations, and plans

Impact of organizational structure

Asset management

Risk management and mitigation

Human resource assurance

Advantages of certification, accreditation, and assurance

Information assurance in system development and acquisition

Physical and environmental security controls

Information assurance awareness, training, and education

Access control

Information security monitoring tools and methods

Information assurance measurements and metrics

Incident handling and computer forensics

Business continuity management

Backup and restoration

Cloud computing and outsourcing strategies

Information assurance big data concerns

GENRE
Computers & Internet
RELEASED
2014
September 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
480
Pages
PUBLISHER
McGraw-Hill Education
SELLER
The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
SIZE
21.1
MB